The Prompt: Colour

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The Prompt 151: Colour

A life lived
colouring by numbers,
safely staying within
the lines,
constrained by expectation.
Colour disguising
and obscuring,
limiting and

in our dreams the colours pop,
fizzing with potential,
dazzling spots behind closed eyes
that hint at hues as yet
The kaleidoscope,
once filled with missed opportunity,
now crackles with a rainbow
of ideas,
that twist and turn
in patterns painted

A life lived
outside the lines,
infused with possibility
and joy,
freed from expectation.
Colour singing
and inspiring,
vibrant and

© Sara Murray, 8 June 2017

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5 thoughts on “The Prompt: Colour”

    1. Sara | mumturnedmom

      Thank you Nicole. It’s more aspirational at the moment, than reality. But, I’m working on it :)

  1. Love what colour has given you here, so much potential and it’s used in the rhythm. It’s like when you used to have colour wheels an you could make anything. It’s such a reminder of how magical colour is. #Prose4T

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